Digital Content Producer

Join Free Speech TV and help grow our online presence!   

Who we are:
Free Speech TV is a national, independent news network committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments, and corporations, our network elevates unique perspectives through daily news programs, independent documentaries, and special events coverage. We believe a more just and democratic world is possible when the media empowers people with the information they need to fight for what matters.   
Who we are looking for: 
Free Speech TV is seeking a self-motivated, upbeat, digital native to join our digital team as our Digital Producer. The Digital Producer reports to the Digital  Director (DD) and is responsible for creating daily engaging digital short-from content and distributing to all of FSTV’s digital and broadcast platforms. The position is based in Denver, Colorado.  We are open to remote candidates, but Ideally would like someone either in the Denver metro area or willing to travel or relocate within the year.     
Responsibilities: 
  • Executing daily content plans( editing and publishing short video clips from various daily/weekly hosts)  that maximize audience engagement and customer experience on all digital channels ( including FSTV website, youtube, OTT, and social media);
  • Producing and distributing high-quality, entertaining and engaging, original digital short-form content packages ( audiograms, images, infographics, videos, etc.) for our website, social media, Youtube channel, and OTT apps as a way to grow an audience.
  • Assisting Digital Director (DD) and Senior Creative Producer (CP) and other members of the content team  in  curating/aggregating partner content for digital and broadcast distribution, including but not limited to creating trailers/promos, clips, and other supplemental short-form content as needed ; 
  • Executing content strategy assignments from the Digital Director (DD)  to optimize and grow the network’s profile and content offerings on its digital and social media platforms and adding new platforms when possible;
  • Expanding and engaging audiences for www.freespeech.org and FSTV’s other digital( Roku, AFTV, ios, AppleTV)  and social media platforms, employing SMART goals to increase and track growth;
  • Serve as a community manager for Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels to help increase visibility and build engagement with key audiences.  Monitoring of social media accounts and responding when necessary. 
  • Assist DD to create and distribute FSTV’s video-on-demand content across all its digital platforms as directed. 
  • Apply design and communication best practices to produce effective online graphics and content.
  • Create Live posts during breaking news happenings. 
Qualifications:
MUST-HAVES
  • Our ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the digital world, including having a basic understanding of best practices and how the algorithms of Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, and IG work.
  • Must be an experienced content creator with an emphasis on video editing and motion graphic/animation creation. 
  • Must have experience in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro in a Mac-based environment. 
  • This person must be able to meet daily deadlines with efficiency and accuracy and work collaboratively. Must have a passion for creative storytelling on all of our multimedia platforms. 
  • Must be a strong communicator, collaborator, and writer.
  •  Commitment to the Free Speech TV mission and values is essential, and familiarity with progressive media is ideal. Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. 
NICE TO HAVES
  • Experience with digital marketing strategy and implementation ( SEO, Google analytics, Google Paid Ads, FB Ads, YT ads, etc.) 
  • Experience producing podcasts or other audio-first content. 
  • Experience creating promotional content and ads. 
  • Experience with creating digital content for fundraising campaigns.
  • Experience working with external content producers and content partners to execute content needs. 
 
Benefits:
Free Speech TV offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and other benefits.
ABOUT FREE SPEECH TV 
Free Speech TV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. As the alternative to television networks owned by billionaires, governments and corporations, their network amplifies underrepresented voices and those working on the front lines of economic, environment, and racial justice.  Led by Co-Founder and Executive Director Jon Stout, Free Speech TV airs 24/7 with daily news programs like Democracy Now! and The Thom Hartmann Program, weekly current affairs series like Gay USA and Economic Update, award-winning documentaries, and special coverage of events and movements like Netroots Nation, Bioneers, and the Poor People’s Campaign: A  National Call for Moral Revival. FSTV reaches 40 million US homes via DISH, DIRECTV, local cable affiliates, Sling TV, Roku, Apple TV, Alexa, Amazon Fire, social media, and  www.freespeech.org. Free Speech TV’s national audience is loyal, passionate, and engaged,  with viewer support experiencing strong growth over the past five-plus years.  Free Speech TV is owned and operated by Public Communicators, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization. FSTV is funded primarily by its viewers with some support from philanthropic foundations. FSTV is commercial-free, but they do accept underwriting sponsorships from socially screened companies and non-profits. Free Speech TV is based in Denver, CO.  Free Speech TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workplace.  Learn more at www.freespeech.org
APPLICATION INFORMATION 
Please submit your letter of interest and resume to j[email protected] with " Digital Producer ” in the subject line by December 1, 2021, no phone calls, please.  Please submit your letter of interest and resume to [email protected]  

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